Dr. George Westerman works at the dynamic intersection of executive leadership and technology strategy. During more than 17 years with MIT Sloan School of Management, he has written three award-winning books, including Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation. As a pioneering researcher on digital transformation, George has published papers in Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, and other top journals. He is now focused on helping employers, educators, and other groups to rethink the process of workforce learning around the world.
George is co-chair of the MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Awards, a member of the Digital Strategy Roundtable for the US Library of Congress, and faculty director for two executive courses at MIT Sloan. He works frequently with senior management teams and industry groups around the world. Prior to earning a Doctorate from Harvard Business School, he gained more than 13 years of experience in product development and technology leadership roles.
How we learn in companies is changing fundamentally. Successful chief learning officers reinvent their role: they break with old structures and the presence culture. They redefine continuing...
George Westerman discusses how robots aren't a threat to retail jobs, but rather transforming the retail process.
Getting your company into digital shape doesn’t mean dumping everything that has made it strong.
Digital transformation is as much about mindset as it is about technology. Here’s how to seize opportunity while avoiding the ‘digital dark side.’
In this article George Westerman discusses why digital transformation is more of a leadership challenge than a technical one.
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In this webinar, George Westerman, MIT Sloan senior research scientist and author of the recent Wall Street Journal article, "IT Is From Venus, Non-IT Is From Mars," demonstrates how transparency...
Here’s what digital transformation really means — and how to tell whether your organization is on the right path.
George Westerman explains why effective leadership is a vital part of any company's digital transformation.
The MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award honors executives who lead their organizations to deliver exemplary levels of business value through innovative use of IT.
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